Krsna Kirtana Songs est. 2001 www.kksongs.org
Song Name: Udilo Aruna (Arunodaya Kirtana)
Author: Bhaktivinoda Thakura
Book Name: Gitavali
udilo–the rising; aruṇa–redness; pūraba-bhāge–the eastern horizon; dvija-maṇi–the jewel of the twice-born brāhmaṇas; gorā–Lord Gaura; amani jāge–immediately awakens; bhakata-samūha–all the devotees; loiyā sāthe–taking them along; gelā–journeyed; nagara-brāje–wandering throughout the towns and villages.
‘tāthaī tāthaī'–making the sound tāthaī tāthaī bājalo khol–the mṛdańga drums resounded; ghana ghana–played in time; tāhe–in that kīrtana; jhāńjera–of the large metal cymbals; rol–the tumult; preme–in ecstatic love; ḍhala ḍhala–slightly trembled; soṇāra ańga–the golden form of Lord Gaurāńga; caraṇe–upon His feet; nūpura bāje–the anklebells jingled.
mukunda mādhava yādava hari– with the holy names, “Mukunda!” “Mādhava!” “Yādava!” and “Hari!”; bolena–chanting; bolo re–oh sing!; vadana bhori' –filling your mouths; miche–uselessly; nida-vaśe–under the control of sleep; gelo–have spent; re–O!; rāti–the nights; divasa–the days; śarīra-sāje–in decorating your bodies.
emana–this; durlabha–rare; mānava-deho–human body; pāiyā–having achieved; ki koro–what are you doing?; bhava nā keho–you have not thought about it at all; ebe– now; nā bhajile–you do not worship; yaśodā-suta–the darling of mother Yaśodā; carame–ultimately; poḍibe–you will fall (die); lāje–in shame.
udita–arisen; tapana–the sun; hoile asta–having set; dina gelo–the day passes; boli' –saying; hoibe byasta–will be lost; tabe keno–then why; ebe–now; alasa hoy–you remain idle; nā bhaja–you do not worship; hṛdoya-rāje–the Lord of the heart.
jīvana–life; anitya–is temporary; jānaha sār–please understand this essential fact; tāhe–in that; nānāvidha–various kinds; vipada-bhār–filled with miseries; nāmāśraya kori' – taking shelter of the holy name; jatane–carefully; tumi–you; thākaha– remain always engaged; āpana kāje–in His service as your own eternal occupation.
jīvera–of all living entities; kalyāṇa-sādhana-kām–desiring to bless; jagate asi' –in the material universe; e–this; madhura nām–sweet name of Kṛṣṇa; avidyā-timira–the darkness of ignorance; tapana-rūpe–like the sun; hṛd-gagane–in the sky of the heart; virāje–shines.
kṛṣṇa-nāma-sudhā–the pure nectar of the holy name of Kṛṣṇa; koriyā pān–drinking; juḍāo–thus satisfy; bhakativinoda-prāṇ–the soul of Thākura Bhaktivinoda; nāma vinā–except for the holy name; kichu nāhiko āra–there is nothing else; caudda-bhuvana-mājhe–within the fourteen worlds
UPDATED: June 15, 2009